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The PPMA is a leading UK trade association for suppliers of processing and packaging machinery to the UK market and represents over 500 member and associate companies. Its principle objective is to promote sales of machinery, both at home and abroad, through various projects and services of mutual benefit to both members and their customers by providing free technical and machinery information and advice.
The PPMA Group of Associations includes BARA (British Automation and Robot Association) and UKIVA (UK Industrial Vision Association).

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PPMA Total Show 2019 Leads The Way

Release date: 22.10.2019 | images: 6

PPMA Total Show 2019, the UK’s largest processing and packaging machinery exhibition, has been hailed an overwhelming success by exhibitors and visitors to the event at the NEC, Birmingham (1-3 October). Over 450 exhibitors and 2,500 brands showcased the latest innovations in smart manufacturing, processing equipment and packaging solutions for the following sectors: food and […]

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The biggest celebration of achievement and business excellence at the PPMA Group Industry Awards 2019

Release date: 02.10.2019 | images: 2

2 October 2019 |The processing and packaging machinery industry celebrated another year of outstanding achievement and business excellence at its eighth PPMA Group Industry Awards at the National Conference Centre, Birmingham, on 1 October 2019. Hosted by comic and TV impressionist, Jon Culshaw, this year’s prestigious gala evening attracted 449 people.  They came together to […]

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PPMA Group Industry Awards 2019

Release date: 09.07.2019 | images: 3

Call for Entries – Deadline: 17 July

PPMA Group is today issuing a ‘Final Call for Entries’ to the 2019 PPMA Group Industry Awards. All companies within the packaging and processing sector are invited to submit their FREE submission by the deadline of 17 July 2019.

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Sustainability, plastics and Brexit: Keynote speakers set to inspire at PPMA Total Show 2019

Release date: 09.07.2019 | images: 5

Experts from IKEA, the British Plastics Federation and The Sunday Times to create a forum for education, knowledge-sharing and debate.

The PPMA Total Show 2019, which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham from 1 to 3 October, has announced a first-class, industry-responsive conference programme devised to focus on some of the key issues facing modern manufacturing, including Brexit, serialisation and packaging design, as well as tackling the debate surrounding sustainability and the circular economy.

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Issues-led conference programme and keynote speakers set to inspire at the PPMA Show 201

Release date: 02.08.2018 | images: 3

Lord Mark Price, Jonathan Warburton and Nick Brown headline free-to-attend sessions

The PPMA Show 2018, which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham from 25 to 27 September, has unveiled a first-class industry-responsive conference programme that looks set to create a forum for education, knowledge share and debate. The free to attend conference sessions will run over the first two days of the show in the Enterprise Zone, with a programme devised to focus on some of the key issues facing modern manufacturing. These include topical issues such as Brexit, Industry 4.0, cyber security, robotics, automation and optimisation, augmented reality, as well as tackling the ongoing debate surrounding the impact of lastics in packaging.

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PPMA Group Industry Awards 2018

Release date: 04.07.2018 | images: 3

Call for Entries – Deadline 31st July

The PPMA Group Industry Awards, which recognise manufacturing excellence, technical innovation, entrepreneurship as well as outstanding achievement and contribution to the industry, will this year take place at a new venue – the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel at the NEC – on the 25th September 2018.